What surgeries would you rcomened for me? (photos)
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Mommy Makeover - Following Massive Weight Loss
Tummy tuck, breast lift
You should seek a board certified plastic surgeon for an inperson consultation to help guide you. They can recommend treatments based on your aesthetic goals.
Where to begin...
Dr Rodger Shortt
Oakville Plastic Surgeon
Assistant Clinical Professor &
Director of Cosmetic Surgery Training,
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Surgeries to consider
Wow-congratulations on your weight loss! The surgery to begin with would be the area that bothers you the most. I feel you would benefit from any of the surgeries that you mentioned. A tummy tuck will remove a lot of the excess skin and recontour the abdomen. A breast lift and enhancement will bring a more youthful look to the breasts. I would suggest visiting with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in your area to discuss these options, including the benefits and risks of each. You may find that you will get better results if you stage the procedures, rather than trying to do combine them. Best wishes to you.
Surgery after weight loss
I generally recommend that you start with the area that bothers you the most. A tummy tuck will help your abdominal area by removing the excess skin and many of the stretch marks. It is hard to see from the pictures but many people who lose large amounts of weight prefer to start with a circumferential body lift which also helps improve the sides, back, buttocks, and outer thighs.
If you chose to start with the tummy tuck alone you may also be able to have the breast surgery at the same setting. It depends on the preference of the plastic surgeon you chose. Do your research and be sure to chose a board certified plastic surgeon. Good luck! I expect that you will have excellent results.
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